Samuel
Bible Study Lesson

Introduction

Prior to the prophet Samuel appearing on the scene, the spiritual state of Israel was at a low point. The following was the spiritual condition:

  • "The word of the Lord was rare in those days: there was no widespread revelation" (1 Samuel 3:1). Because of not being exposed to solid Bible teaching the Word of God had no impact upon the lives of the Israelites.
  • The Jews attended the worship services religiously, and celebrated the annual feasts, but because of not being exposed to solid Bible teaching, the majority functioned similar to the pagan world that surrounded them.
  • They were constantly defeated in battle.
  • Worry, fear, and anger was a way of life.
  • Instead of lining up with the Word of God, they came to the conclusion that their lives would improve if they had an earthly king to reign over them. God gave them the desires of their hearts.

This Samuel Bible study lesson is about discovering God's formula for getting back on track and experiencing the Christian life as it is defined in the Bible. If this is your desire, then this series will be of benefit to you.

Samuel
Bible Study Lesson

This lesson is about the importance of believers being exposed to solid Bible teachings. Once Samuel began his ministry he began to teach nourishing Bible truths to Israel which brought about the following positive changes in their lives:

  • The Word began to take root in their hearts.
  • Revival broke out in Israel.
  • They began to experience victory in battle.
  • They began to enjoy a more intimate relationship with God.
  • Spiritual fruit began to flow from their lives.

Life in today's Christian community is similar to the quality of life Israel experienced prior to the arrival of Samuel. For example:

  • Christians frequent religious meetings more today than at any previous time in history.
  • They have access to more Christian books than at any previous time.
  • Despite their religious involvement the majority of believers experience a substandard quality of spiritual life. Evidence of this truth is when Christians display such bondage as anger, fear, and worry.
  • Christians take more mood control pills today than at any other time in history.
  • Financial problems are at an all-time high.
  • Family relationships are at an all-time low.
  • The spiritual fruit that is displayed is often fleshly generated.

This lesson is about getting back on track with the Lord and experiencing revival in our lives—living the Christian life as it is defined in the Bible. If this is your desire then this lesson will be of value to you.

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